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to training. >> smup going to be talking to larry. >> yes. >> still to come tonight, obama versus romney, round two. how will latest debate affect the election? >> and from the bowels of the bay bridge a man survived its collapse. when the big >>> a heated presidential debate last night as the president and governor spent much of the evening arguing over claims. abc 7 news mark matthews has been fact checking their statements and he's here now with the results. >> we've been reporting the president focused on attacking mitt romney last night. one topic he thought he could score was immigration. >> called arizona law a model of the nation. part of the law said law enforcement could stop folks because they expected maybe they looked like they might be undocumented workers.. >> that is wrong. romney did not call arizona law a model for the nation. he said that about an earlier arizona law requiring employers to check on the immigration status of employees. when financing education he seemed to contradict. >> i want to keep our pell grant program growing and our loan program so people are ab
research >>> after a strong performance in the first presidential debate mitt romney returned to the campaign trail in virginia today using momentum to spell out what he would do to improve the economy and foreign competition. >> people steal our jobs through unfair trading practices as china as, i will hold them accountable and call them on the carpet. we cannot let our jobs be stolen unfairly. >> and in denver, president obama ridiculed romney for cutting public television. >> thank goodness, someone is getting tough on big bird. finally. it's about time. we didn't know big bird was driving the federal deficit. >> the president's campaign says mr. obama will take a different approach at the next debate following what most considered a disappointing performance. aides say the president will focus on romney's candor, calling him a liar but using softer terms. >> people seem to agree mitt romney scored a win in the debate. president obama told a denver awed -- audience romney misrepresented himself. >> there did the president tell the truth? truth is that that is not what is go
of the romney campaign. >> when mitt romney accused the president of going on an apology tour you said america had been dismissive and devicive. >> fact check, the apology tour label is misleading. the president never apologized. the closest was when he said the u.s. played a role in the 1953 overthrow of a democraticly elected government in iran. but mr. obama countered that mentioned by saying islamic revolution played it's own role in hostage taking and acts of violence. another was over romney claiming credit for high educational test scores when governor of massachusetts. >> republicans and democrats came together to put in place education principle that's focused on having great teachers in the classroom. >> but that was 10 years before you took office. >> massachusetts test scores were among the nation's highest before mitt romney took office. but what about the president's claim romney would have let u.s. auto maker goes belly up. >> if we had taken your advice we'd be buying cars from china. >> the president is wrong when he said romney favored letting auto companies go under. he want
extravaganza. we're going pull an all nighter. mitt romney trying to make a last minute pitch to undecided voters.. >> when elected we're going t to... we're going to replace obama care and take that $716 billion and put it back in medicare, writ belongs. >> the republican presidential nominee told a crown in reno they should consider their personal circumstances before voting. >> both presidential candidates doing their best to mug for cameras. there is a senate candidate who isn't happy about being the center of attention. mark matthews is here with that and other developments in this campaign. >> yes. he stepped in. republican senate candidate from indiana found himself in a starring role in an antiromney add. >> this fall i'm supporting richard murdock for senate. >> mitt romney endorsed richard murdock but that is before he said this. >> i believe life begins at conception, i think when even when live begins with a horrible situation of rape that is something god intended to happen. >> the senate candidate reiterated his belief abortions shoulding illegal for women who became pregnant
president has ever done. mitt romney creeps ahead from a poll. >> what have you done to address california economic collapse some. >> also here, dianne feinstein won't debate her, an east bay challenger pops up one one of her own. >> a question of death or life. voters go to the polls to decide whether to abolish >>> with just 12 days to go, mitt romney is moving up in polls. according to a survey, of likely voters out today, romney's support reached 50% for the first time to 47% for president obama. the margin is wider over who do you trust to handle the economy. this is the first time eempblg candidate held a clear lead. the polling indicates romney is gaining support among white men. >> today romney spent the day in ohio where polls show him running behind. no republican has ever won the white house without winning ohio. romney saying it's time for change in washington. >> our campaign is about big things. we happen to believe america faces big challenges. we recognize this is a year with a big choice and americans want to see big changes and i'm going to bring to it this country. >> mr
:00. the fundraiser will include a performance by john legend. >> mitt romney campaigned in florida today. the sunshine state is a must-have for republicans to recapture the white house. today romney called any increase in the federal deficit immoral and promised to cut and cap federal spending spending and pe country on track to a balanced budget. >> you don't have to wait until november to vote. early voting in california starts tomorrow. by law vote by mail begins 29 days before the election and that's monday. you can also go to your county elections office and cast a ballot. >> all voters who applied to vote by mail will get their ballot. election officials are starting to prepare those to go out. they'll start going out on tuesday when post offices return from the holiday. >> ama: monday is columbus day, which means some county election offices will be closed. so check before you go october 22nd is the deadline to register to vote. >> looks like there's some changes in the weather, leigh. >> a few more clouds moving in, tuesday and wednesday, and some parts of the bay area maybe a st
the biggest impact. >> that is interesting. thank you very much. >> and both mitt romney kpt president took their campaigns to important battle ground states today. the president appeared in ohio urging them to register to vote and he took a shot at his opponent's vow. >> he's going to bring down the hammer on sesame street. look. that is not leadership that. is salesmanship. >> there is an ad mocking romney for the comments but the broadcaster says it's not pleased wlt message and asked the campaign to take the ad down. romney responded with his own attack autos these are tough times with real serious issues. so have you to scratch your head when the president talks about saving big bird. >> narrowing polls and strong debate last week reenergized the campaign, polls show a tightening race with just four weeks until election day. the vice presidential debate is coming up this week and you can watch it thursday here at 6:00 p.m. >> democrats who are backing drop 30 asking the woman funding prop 38 to hold off on launching television ads. and there is a political battle. >> with proposition 3
, we're going to hear from mitt romney later in this that have the. >> bill clinton will be in the area tomorrow, he's scheduled to appear in a campaign event at uc davis. heeds endorse four candidates for congress. you don't have to wait until november 6th toj kalt a ballot. you can vote in person or apply fr a vote by mail ballot there isç is a link to the site where you can get your application. you'll find that underxd see it on tv. >> new details emerging today in the murder of a woman found dead inside of her hercules home. the coroner says the 55-year-oldç suffered stab wounds and blunt force trauma to the head found inside of her front door. police called in help from fbi today. more than a dozen agents looked through the house for evidence.Ñev >> ther5 is what we hope forçó anything possible to finding anything possible to finding the persona mom. >> family and friends organized a memorial for 8:30 this evening and her car, a 2011 subaru was taken fromçó her driveway. it's still missing. >> there is occupy oakland demonstrators today and contractors are busying cleanin
groceries from the first delivery from the agriculture department since the end of july. saying mitt romney's budget would cut another $15 kbrinl from already struggling nutrition assistance programs. >> some are waging war on the poor. the working poor. low income people. people just struggling to get by until we create jobs. 130,000 people rely on the pantries and food kitchens. >> still tied in the fourth inning. we're hanging in there. >> but first a new scandal in the california prison system. two dozen workers in big trouble for smuggling cell phones to inmates. >> open enrollment for health care benefits. which plan right for you and your family? taking a look at that question as abc 7 news at 6:00 continues. stay with us. >>> late today secretary of state hillary clinton took responsible for a security lapse in libya on september 11th. four american diplomats were killed including a bay area man, ambassador chris stevens when a group attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. secretary clinton saying security decisions were her responsibility. the group claiming responsibility for the
deserves equal p for equal work. >> mitt romney appears to be closing the traditional gender gap. abc news polling puts the presiden up by nine points but when you look at how that stacks up against romney's predecessors the gap looks pretty good against john mccain's 13% gap. laura peter is the head of the volunteer effort. >> i think women today are more and more focused on fiscal matter asks on financial matters and of course, exelling in tos areas linda jackson is a associate professor in san jess yeah state. >> each party going to be focusing on trying to target the women. >> jackson says the campaign will focus in on white, married and older women, obama campaign, younger and single women. >> given how much information is available, campaigns are getting savvy about targeting with individual, personalized ads. >> in this debate, he was did have more than 40%. he just didn't go out and recruit them. those binders were handed to him by a woman's group that came to him before he was elected. >> interesting. thank you. >> now the third and final date set for monday in boca raton, florida
battle ground state mitt romney promised to rejuvenate the american economy and vowed bipartisan leadership. >> meet with democrat and republican leaders in washington regularly. we're going to look for common ground. we'll put interest of the american people above the interest of the politicians. >> the republican presidential nominee pledged policy changes. and romney is out campaigning g.o.p. vice presidential nominee spent the day fund raising. >> money matters another set back for apple. it's stock dipped below $600 a share for the first time in three months today. closing at 6:05. down 100 points in a no because of lower earnings. apple says the new mini sold out for now. the dow industrials are down more than 200 points for the week. the nasdaq went up slightly. s and p lost a little ground today. one owned a television network? the new york post reports current tv founded by former vice president al gore put itself up for sale. >> there is more still to come tonight. just ahead abc 7 news i team. >> with a bizarre rant of a serial killer told the key to a disappearance of
and mitt romney is 24 hours away. crews put the finishing touches on the stage. the candidates mostly he stayed out of the public eye today finishing their preparation that's left the campaigning up to their running mates. and there is paul ryan pushing the g.o.p. agenda in iowa. >> we can have a dynamic pro growth economy fostering independence and opportunity. this is a clear choice in this race. >> vice president biden sent a message about his claim that 40% of americans think of themselves as victims. >> never, never, never... been a good bet to bet against the american people. sheriff. >> michelle obama hit the road traveling to cincinnati to help kick off early voting which began today in ohio. and there are now 34 states plus district of columbia offer early voting and abc news will provide live coverage here on abc 7. >> there is back to the blue angels arriving. >> such a terrific site. there is working hard in preparation as part of fleet week celebrations. this is a treat here and there it is. there is an f 18 hornet coming in for a landing. >> and there is a refueling problem
jobs and numbers show 86,000 than originally reported taking away a line of mitt romney's stump speech. >> we've had 43 months of unemployment above 8%. >> there are supporters questioning numbers. >> this fact that the rating has been climbing suggest people feel more hopeful. >> and that is a al selling flowers in union square. he is not a supporter of president obamas. >> worst is over. >> for the president new numbers shift away away from the lackluster debate and on to pus pos tiff news on what is the biggel biggest issue in this election. >> more people are getting jobs. >> there is a carpenter that says at least they're there. >> it's slowly going to come back. >> and there is the direction of the economy that drives voters. there will be one more report before election day. there are october numbers due out four days before the election. >> and there is more than 550 jobs will be available at the next job journal hire event in emeryville from noon until 4:00 wednesday. there is a after reaching a high, dow finished with a modest gain of 34 points. there is apple down $14 becaus
. >> what happened? >> governor romney had a good night. i had a bad night. >> how wad sfwhad. >> well, not the first time i've had a bad night but i think that what is important is that fundamentals haven't changed. >> maybe this is because i played a lot of sports as a kid ask still do. and if you have bad game you just move on. >> and a controversy is already broken out tonight over the vice president yil debate. the web site daily caller is questioning whether the moderator is biased because she invited president obama to her wedding in 1991 when he was a harvard law student. the debate commission says there is no problem with her moderating the debate. and there is followed by wheel the fortune, and 10:00 a special presentation of what would you do followed by abc 7 news at 11:00. >> there is state department officials defended level of security at u.s. consulate in libya where an attack killed chris stevens and three other americans. there is a committee that began hearings on the failure that's led to the september 11th attacks by extremists in benghazi. they testified about the
will be on tuesday. the president and mitt romney meet in hofstra university in new york. this will be a town hall format. abc 7 will carry it live tuesday at 6:00 p.m. >> california public utilities commission commission is blaming pg&e mismanagement for rejection of a plan to have ratepayers foot most of the bill for fixing pipelines. pg&e said customers should pay 90% of the cost. p.u.c. plan cuts that to 36%. under the p.u.c. proposal pg&e could have to pressure test miles of pipeline and install 228 automatic shut off valves. shareholders would pay for cost overruns but ratepayer advocates claim the fine print would have them cutting more than half of the cost of the overhaul that comes from the pipeline explosion n a statement pg&e said it's disappointed and adds that its plan was designed to be as economical as possible. >> the trens formation of the old doyle drive into new presidio parkway is entering its second phase. work on the connector to the golden gate bridge is centered near the palace of fine arts. as abc 7 explains this time it will be years before it's finished. there is traffi
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